I thought this was a great explanation of why I’ve had trouble dealing with some excellent technical people. They had wonderful skills and cared about doing a good job but were very abrasive. Tact Filters has been around a long, long time but it’s as true today as it was 10 years ago, when it was written. Or 20 years ago, when I first started working with techies.
I was looking to do an unattended backup of some important files and found this very helpful: SSH your Debian servers without password.
This seemed like a great article on how to develop modern-looking pages. I barely know some of the HTML tags but Web 2.0 how-to design style guide was clear with great screenshots.
Haven’t implemented all of the things here but this looked promising on speeding up Ubuntu: » Blog Archive » Feisty Performance - “Fly Like A Butterfly”